Grace Kennard

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Some frustrated with SU funding ahead of elections

Students expressed frustrations with Student Union’s allocation of funding ahead of fall elections this week, though Wednesday’s resolution of a miscommunication alleviated some concerns regarding Treasury’s Nov. 9 decision to reallocate fall WILD funding for the spring.

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Chancellor Martin reprehends removal of flags and announces investigation, does not address Islamophobic hatred and threats

“I want to make it very clear that, as an institution, we find the actions of this student to be reprehensible,” Martin wrote.

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Class of 2025 gathers for first in-person convocation ceremony in two years

Washington University held its first in-person convocation ceremony in two years for the incoming freshman class of 2025.

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More like normal, but with masks: What to know from the fall plan

The announcement ushers in the start of a school year that will look more like pre-pandemic college, with predominantly in-person classes and no plans for surveillance testing.

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Implementation of Public Safety Committee’s recommendations to begin shifting mental health crisis response away from WUPD

Washington University plans to adopt some of the recommendations the Public Safety Committee made in February, including training for mental health professionals to handle mental health crises instead of Washington University Police Department officers and the establishment of a 24-hour team of on-call mental health professionals.

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WU undecided on vaccine requirement as rising number of peer institutions mandate the shot

As 14 US colleges and universities have already implemented vaccine requirements for the fall 2021 semester, Washington University has yet to make a final decision

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WU pauses J&J distribution, plans Pfizer to start Friday

After the CDC and FDA called for a pause in distribution of Johnson & Johnson vaccines, WU canceled today’s vaccine clinic. The Pfizer vaccine will be offered later in the week to those whose appointments were canceled.

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People in two vehicles shoot at each other on Delmar Blvd., stray bullet hits WU students’ apartment window

The students were not hurt, but two occupants of one vehicle were transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.

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